Skaneateles Curbstone Festival

Skaneateles Curbstone Festival
July 20-22, 2023

Curbstone Festival Has Surprises in Store—and on Sidewalks
Ready, set, shop! And prepare to be wowed.
Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales return July 20-22 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 
“Curbstone is one of Skaneateles’ iconic traditions,” says Hilary Fenner, executive director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce. “The streets come alive with unique offerings, while children are enchanted by balloon art and juggling. Everyone has the best time!”


  • Shopping Specials for the Curbstone Festival will be released in June 2023! 

A man puts a balloon hat onto a child's head at the Skaneateles Curbstone Festival

New to the festival this year are Forge Gone Conclusions, Hap + Main, Hidden Lake Designs, Lake Life Laser Studio, Skan Drone, The PostCard Project and Tipico Roots. 
Several nonprofit organizations will be on hand, including the Alzheimer’s Association, Baltimore Woods, Eastern Farm Workers Association, Skaneateles Festival and Skaneateles Foundation. The Barrow Gallery will offer raffle prizes and sell limited edition giclée prints and notecards featuring Barrow’s paintings and poems. The gallery is open extended hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., throughout the event; admission is free with any purchase.
Entertainment will be provided too. The Jackman Twins, known for their magic, juggling and balloon art, will perform from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, noon to 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. On Friday, the Skaneateles Community Band will perform at the Gazebo starting at 7:30 p.m. (Rain location is the Austin Park Pavilion, 1 E. Austin St.)
Sightseeing cruises will be offered each day by Mid-Lakes Navigation. For schedule updates, go to Tickets can be ordered online, by calling 315-685-8500 or in person at 3 W. Genesee St.
Parking for the Curbstone Festival is available at metered spots along the street or in the municipal lot (accessed through Genesee or State streets), where parking is 75 cents an hour and all-day parking is $6. Free parking is available on various side streets and by the Austin Park Pavilion (across from St. Mary’s Church on Jordan Street).
For more information, call 315-685-0552.

A picture of the sidewalk with trees and a yellow tent 

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